Welfare Products

  • Welfare and the Welfare State

    Central Issues Now and in the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state is still very much central in people’s everyday lives. The welfare state is at the same time contested and debated, and has often been argued to be in a crisis not only in the wake of the financial crisis. Welfare and welfare states used to be a national issue and prerogative.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy-makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • The Privatization of Care

    The Case of Nursing Homes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong

    Nursing homes are where some of the most vulnerable live and work. In too many homes, the conditions of work make it difficult to make care as good as it can be. For the last eight years an international team from Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, the US and Canada have been searching for promising…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Europe

    1st Edition

    By William Outhwaite

    Europe is one of the most dynamic and interesting areas of the world, pioneering in the European Union a new form of governance for half a billion people, represented in the world’s first directly elected transnational parliament. This book situates the European Union in a broader European, global,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • The American Welfare State

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Brian Glenn

    Through a practical introduction to the policies of the American welfare state—a wide-ranging subject much discussed but seldom described—this concise volume details the four main areas of social welfare policy: housing assistance, nutrition assistance, income assistance, and medical assistance. In…

    Paperback – 2014-04-17
    Routledge

  • Drugs and Crime

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mangai Natarajan

    Despite twenty years of research, it is still debated whether drug dependency leads to crime, or whether involvement in crime increases the probability of drug dependency. This is because the relationship between drugs and crime is mediated by a great many variables, including the nature of the…

    Hardback – 2010-03-22
    Routledge
    The Library of Drug Abuse and Crime

  • Welfare in the United States

    A History with Documents, 1935–1996, 1st Edition

    Edited by Premilla Nadasen, Jennifer Mittelstadt, Marisa Chappell

    Welfare has been central to a number of significant political debates in modern America: What role should the government play in alleviating poverty? What does a government owe its citizens, and who is entitled to help? How have race and gender shaped economic opportunities and outcomes? How…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    Routledge

  • International Encyclopedia of Social Policy

    3-volume set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Fitzpatrick, Nick Manning, James Midgely, Huck-ju Kwon, Gillian Pascall

    This milestone work is the first to offer in-depth treatment of all aspects of the discipline and practice of social policy globally. Supported by a distinguished international advisory board, the editors have compiled almost 900,000 words across 734 entries written by 284 leading specialists to…

    Hardback – 2006-06-30
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Health and Illness

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Bury, Jonathan Gabe

    A wide-ranging collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness, this reader is organized into the following sections: * health beliefs and knowledge* inequalities and patterning of health and illness* professional and patient interaction* chronic…

    Paperback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Student Readers

  • Welfare, Exclusion and Political Agency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Batsleer, Beth Humphries

    Welfare, Exclusion and Politcal Agency develops key topics in social work and social policy relating to exclusion, social divisions and control in welfare. It provides theoretical tools for students, academics and professionals whose work involves them in supporting the political agency of excluded…

    Paperback – 1999-09-23
    Routledge

  • Unsettling Welfare

    The Reconstruction of Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Hughes, Gail Lewis

    Unsettling Welfare addresses the changing relationship between social welfare, its 'recipients' and the state. In particular, the book explores the direction and the impact of the reforms of the welfare state that took place during the 1980s and 1990s. By focusing on specific fields of social…

    Paperback – 1998-06-18
    Routledge
    Social Policy: Welfare, Power and Diversity

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